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a wrench with adjustable jaws
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monkey wrench[′məŋ·kē ‚rench]
A wrench having one jaw fixed and the other adjustable, both of which are perpendicular to a straight handle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A wrench having one jaw fixed and the other jaw (which is adjusted by a screw) movable.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.